A mid fade haircut is a perfect style in between a high fade and a low fade, hence its name mid fade. This is one of the most popular ways for men to style the edges of their hair. It does not matter what texture, length, or type of hair you have this type of fade goes with everything.
After getting a mid-fade hairstyle you will look professional and sharp. We have found you so much inspiration for your next look here so save this article to have handy on your next trip to the barber. Now let’s take a look at the 50 fashionable mid-fade hairstyle ideas for men in 2022!
1. Modern Taper Hairstyle with Mid Fade Haircut
First up is this dope modern taper with our featured fade. Here he has kept the top long, think, and brushed down. You can also wear this style spiked up a bit in the front if you have plans to go out for the night.
2. Clean Buzz Haircut Artsy Mid Fade
One way to way your new fade would be with this clean buzzed style. Here he has shaved his hair half the way up and added an artsy design cut to make this look unique and stylish.
3. Side Parted Buzz Haircut Mid Fade
Up next is this side-parted buzz cut. Here he has kept the sides cut short with a top layer that is longer and brushed over. He also added a small goatee and the two styles mixed look amazing.
4. Brush Up Pomp Hairstyle with Mid Fade Haircut
Here is a vintage hairstyle called the pomp. This throwback style has come back from the 1940s and is so cool again. But in the photo above, he has found a way to modernize this look with a stylish fade along the sides and a deep side part.
5. Curly Short Perm Haircut with Mid Fade Haircut
Men with curly hair already know how hard it can be to find the right hairstyle. But look no further because we have found you a dope look to try. Here he has shaved the sides to about mid-way up and left the top long enough for his curls to come to life.
6. Undercut Mid Fade Haircut
Undercuts are a great way to wear your hair if you are looking for a buzzing type of cut. Here he has faded his hair about halfway up and left the top long enough to style brushed down or spiked up.
7. Burst Taper Undercut Full White Platinum Shade
8. Mid Fade Haircut with Artsy Short Side Taper Hairstyle
Here is another taper fade with a dope design added to the side. He went with a zig-zag design on the side, but you could always create your design to make this look more unique to you.
9. Side Pomp Hairstyle with Light Brown Shade
Pompadours have come a long way since they first hit the scene so long ago. Here he has styled hair with big pomp on the side, and the other is shaved short. Grow out your beard to get the whole vibe of this photo.
10. Spiky Short Light Blonde Shade Haircut
Short and spiky hairstyles always look so good with a fade. Here he went with a mid and bald fade on his light blonde hair, which looks so dope. This would be a perfect hairstyle to wear when it’s hot outside in the summer.
11. Side Parted Taper Fade
Next up is a style with a side part and taper fade. Here they have faded his hair short around his natural hairline, parted it on the side, and left one side longer than the other for a fresh new style.
12. Wavy Front Perm Undercut Hairstyle
This next hairstyle for men would work best if you have thick hair. Here he has shaved the bottom half of his hair and left the top section wavy and long. He has also edged up his beard and the sides, perfect for a fresh new look.
13. Natural Buzz Curls with Mid Fade Haircut
Here is a perfect look for men who like wearing their hair short and stylish. Here he has a natural buzz with a short fade along the sides and in the back. Wear a clean-shaven face or a big beard either way you are going to love the way you look.
14. Trimmed Waves Buzz Haircut
Waves are a popular hairstyle choice for black men everywhere. Here he has trimmed his waves perfectly along the sides and left the back buzzed short. This hairstyle would look great no matter what age you are.
15. Clean Side Parted Haircut with Chestnut Brown Shade
Chesnut brown hair color is one of men’s most requested hair colors. After your fresh new hair color, try adding a clean buzz along the sides and a deep side part. Brush the hair over to one side, and you are all set with a fresh new hairstyle.
16. Buzz Cut Wavy Perms Hairstyle
Up next is this short buzz-cut look with a wavy perm and a fade along the sides and in the back. He has kept it simple here; the results are a classic hairstyle that all men would love.
17. High Pomp Mid Fade Hairstyle
Another way to wear your new pomp hairstyle would be with this modern side-parted style. Here they have shaved the sides and back down and only left length on one side. Make sure to find yourself a good hair product to give your hair the shine like in the photo above.
18. Side Taper Undercut Mid-Fade Cut
Side parts will always be in style. Here he is wearing a side taper with an undercut along the sides and in the back. Make sure to fluff up the hair on one side as they have done in the photo above.
19. Natural Waves Perm Haircut
You are already so blessed if you have natural waves, as he does in the photo above. Here he as styled his perm with a tight fade around the sides and in the back, and it looks so good.
20. Neat Burst Taper Haircut
Burst fades are another popular look for men of all ages. In the look above, he has brushed his hair down neatly and added a bald fade around the sides and in the back.
21. Short Undercut with Mid Fade Style
Short undercuts will always be around, and they are so popular with men in the military. Here he is wearing his high and tight style with the top hair layer a few inches long and styled brushed down. You can also spike the front section of this hair up for a sleeker vibe.
22. Long Taper Fade Haircut with Platinum Shade
Channel your inner vanilla ice with this frosted platinum-shaded hair. To get this style, you will need to grow the top layer out long, dye it a bright blonde color, and shave the sides and back short with a mid fade.
23. Short Taper Fade with Long Slit Style
Up next is this short taper fade with a long slit along the sides. Adding a deep cut in part adds contrast to your look, and you can always make up your design to make your fade unique.
24. Burst Taper with Short Slit Hairstyle
Burst fades have been a popular hairstyle for men for so long now, and they are not going out of style any time soon. Here he took the fade about mid-way up and also added a cool slit that goes all the way into his eyebrow for a stylish look.
25. Regular Undercut Hair with Mid Fade
Undercuts are one of the best ways to keep your hair looking fresh. Here he has styled his undercut with a nice fade along the sides and left the top long and brushed down. This would be a handsome style for men with thick hair.
26. Side Parted Pomp Hairstyle
Up next is another way to wear the stylish and modern pomp look. Here he has taken the fade about mid-way up and left the top long enough that he can style it brushed and pushed up to get the handsome pomp look.
27. Long Taper Fade Haircut
If you are thinking about growing out your hair but do not know where to start this cool long taper fade haircut would be perfect for you. Make sure to shave the sides and back short and leave the hair on the top as long as you want to create this dope style.
28. Short Pushed Back Slicked Hairstyle
Here is a perfect way to style your hair if you are going bald. He is wearing his hair brushed back with the sides shaved short, perfectly hiding his balding crown in a new and modern comb-over.
29. Long Pompadour with Mid Fade Haircut
One of the best ways to wear a pompadour is with big and long hair, just as he is doing in the photo above. Here he has also added a fade about halfway up his hair and let the rest gradually gets longer. You might need to invest in a good hairdryer to create the volume needed for this stylish pomp.
30. Short Side Parted Haircut with Slit Artsy Cut
Short hairstyles for men come in all shapes and fades. Here he has styled his short hair with a side part and a cool design from the eyebrow to the side of his head. He has also spiked up the front section of his hair here, adding a little extra spice to his style.
31. Fringe Up Short Taper Haircut
If you are looking for a spiky hairstyle, the first step would be to grow out your fringe. In the photo above, he has an even fade along the sides and left the top section a few inches long and with the front spiked up perfectly.
32. Artsy Mid Fade Haircut Side Parted Hairstyle
Artsy fades are right on trend in 2022. In this look, he has added a deep cut in with a curved line and unique shapes along the sides. There is also a fade about halfway up, and added a wet-type gel to the front to style it perfectly.
33. Messy Long Hair Undercut Hairstyle
Messy hairstyles will always be on trend once you learn how to wear them right. Here he has a fade along the sides and in the back, leaving the top layer long, messy, and thick. This is such a handsome hairstyle that men of all ages would look great wearing.
34. Taper Fade with Brown Shade Haircut
Here is a simple style with so much class. To get this look add a fade along the sides that gradually gets longer until it meets with the long layer on the top. He has also added in a thick and trimmed beard, and it looks amazing.
35. Natural Black Curly Perm Hair
Up next is a hairstyle for men who have dark and curly hair. To get this look, add in a short fade that goes about halfway up your head and keep the hair on the top long enough for your curls to come to life.
36. Big Wavy High Pomp Hairstyle
This unique pomp style has big waves added throughout. He is wearing his main section of hair in an almost mohawk type of look, with the sides shaved high and the middle left thick.
37. Short and Curly Perms Haircut
Short and curly hair always looks dope with a fade. In this style, he wears dark curly hair in waves with a nice fade along the sides. Let your fade go up as high as you wish to make this look your own.
38. Taper Short Side Parted Haircut
Taper hairstyles are worn by men of all ages. Here he has tapered the sides up high with a spiky layer on the top. He has added a strong hold gel in the front section of his hair to make sure his style stays looking fresh all day long.
39. Long Curly Perms with Undercut
Up next is this stylish haircut for men. Here he is wearing his hair long and curly with the sides shaved short with a bald fade. He has also added a thick beard to complete this handsome style.
40. Clean Burst Taper Waves Buzz Cut
This clean hairstyle for men has a handsome clean burst fade along the sides, and he has added perfect waves on the top. Keep your beard trimmed up tight, just as he has done here.
41. Clean and Short Undercut Mid Fade
Here is another handsome hairstyle for all those men in the military looking for a new style. Here he has a clean and short undercut with the hair on top just a few inches long. He has also added a thin beard along the sides of his face, which pairs perfectly.
42. Thick Brown Hair with Beard
This hairstyle is perfect for those people who have thick hair. You can cut your hair into a mid-fade and showcase your hot short beard.
43. Side Parted Long Hair with Mid Fade Haircut
You can still wear your hair long and have a dope fade along the sides, just as he is wearing in the look above. He kept the hair short on one side and shaved the other side short, creating a great contrast and adding texture.
44. Brush Up Side Parted Hair with Light Brown Shade
Up next is a hairstyle for men looking for a professional vibe. Here he has shaved half the hair short and left the other section long enough to style brush back with a side part.
45. Pomp Hairstyle with Mid Fade Haircut
To have a pompadour style, you must have the front section puffed up as he has here. He has modernized this look by adding in a short fade around his natural hairline, and it looks so cool.
46. Trimmed Buzz Haircut with Mid-Fade Haircut
Buzz cuts are always going to be a popular look for men. But you could always take it to the next level by adding in a dope fade about halfway up as he has done here.
47. Flat Top Brush Up Hairstyle
Flat top styles were very popular back in the 90s, and they have come full circle and are cool again. Here he has his flat top brushed up and styled back with a clean fade along the sides.
48. Short Buzz with Natural Perm Curls Hair
You should give this next hairstyle a chance if you have handsome small curls as he has in the photo above. Here he has a short buzz about halfway up, a thick beard, and hair long enough on the top for his small curls to take shape.
49. Messy Long Spiky Hairstyle with Peach Blonde Shade
Peach hair color is a very popular hair choice for men in 2022. In this look, he has shaved the sides short with a spiky top layer that is dyed the perfect shade of peach. Try this lookout in the spring or summer and you will love your new style.
50. Curly Perm Hairstyle with Mid-Fade Haicut
Here is a medium-length hairstyle for men. To get this look start with a bald fade around the natural hairline and gradually fade the hair until it reaches the top section that is full of curls. You may need to add in a hair product, so your curls stay looking fresh.
Are you convinced that a mid fade haircut is for you? Are you thinking about growing your hair out, or do you like the buzzed style? Please let us know all the answers and leave your favorite number down in the comment section below!
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